NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Anger: Understanding the Emotion and Managing the Behavior

EDUC 600




Instructor: Mary Beth Wood

Grading: Letter

Monday, October 06, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014

Section 2: November 17 - December 23, 2014
Section 3: December 1, 2014 - January 9, 2015

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Course Fee: $695

Course Description:

Gain the skills necessary to understand the dynamics of anger, how it manifests, and strategies to help students turn the destructive behavior that comes from anger into effective, positive anger management. Learn anger triggers, healthy communication techniques, strategies for conflict resolution, school-based programs that work, understanding the need for crisis management resources, using stress management, and understanding the role of AODA issues.

Learn positive strategies to manage the increasing role that the negative behavior of anger plays in our lives in and out of school.


As result of participation in this course, participants will:

  1. Develop a strong knowledge and understanding of the theoretical base, and underlying basic concepts and principles based on Bloom’s Taxonomy and multi-intelligence as well as related research.
  2. Learn the relationship and connections between emotions and learning.
  3. Know and understand the full range of emotions that are connected to anger and how to channel those emotions to motivate learners.
  4. Master new skills in order to be able to implement crisis management plans to address anger and conflict in the school setting.
  5. Become familiar with the importance of how managing stress contributes to the healthy expression of anger.
  6. Implement the components of conflict resolution with confidence.
  7. Know how to recognize and identify common anger styles.
  8. Know how to relate five proven methodologies recommended to improve student achievement.
  9. Learn how students of participants will know, value and benefit from the use of five specific learning tools identified in the assignments.


Potter-Efron, R. T., & Potter-Efron, P. S. (2006).  Letting go of anger. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Textbook is in addition to course fees.

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbooks are not included.

**Registration Instructions:

You will be directed to the IGS website for registration.

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